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October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

A section for posts relating to applications for Naturalisation or Registration as a British Citizen. Naturalisation

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Ronald
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Burundi

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Ronald » Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:09 pm

Eligibility criteria: 2 x DLR Visas & 1 Year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: English B1 Test & Life in the UK test
Nationality : Burundi
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 22/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 23/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 23/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 28/10/2019 (free appointment at Birmingham Core Service Point)
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval: waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

billz89
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by billz89 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:33 pm

Eligibility criteria: PR - Family Member of an EU national
Language/LIUK Criteria:B1/ LIUK
Nationality : Non - EU
Method of application:Online
Date of application:25/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement:28/10/2019
Date of debit of fees:25/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled:06/11/2019 ( £100 for an early appointment which in my opinion was a rip off considering it is all self- service and they dont do much to help. Documents scanned and uploaded myself.)
Date on Approval letter: TBC
Date of receipt of approval: Soon i hope :D
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:TBC
Date of Ceremony:TBC

New member to this board but it has always been great help. Thank you to all who post and advise !

India_UK_HW
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by India_UK_HW » Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:05 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10 year Long Residence ILR + Nearly 2 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK Masters and PhD degree + LIUK certificate
Nationality : India (Non-EU)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 03/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 04/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/2019 (First free available appointment with Sopra Steria, Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

butterfly97
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Congo Democratic Republic

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by butterfly97 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:31 pm

Eligibility criteria: 10years + Spouse of a British Citizen
Language/LIUK Criteria: Degree in the UK
Nationality : non EU
Method of application:online
Date of application: 14/10/2019
Payment method: Direct Debit
Date of acknowledgement: 15/10/19
Date of debit of fees:15/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued:N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled:28/10/19
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

a.zaheer
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by a.zaheer » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:53 am

Eligibility criteria: British Spouse + ILR 10 dayss (5years in UK)
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 + Life in UK Test pass
Nationality: Non-EU(Pak)
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 4/10/2019
Payment method: VISA
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/10/2019 UKVCAS Crydon (Earliest available Free Appointment)
Date on Approval letter: 18/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 23/11/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

bals123
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by bals123 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:01 pm

bals123 wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:27 pm
Eligibility criteria: ILR + 1 Year
Language/LIUK Criteria: PBS+LITUK
Nationality :Non-EU
Method of application:Online
Date of application:11/10/2019
Payment method:Credit Card
Date of acknowledgement:11/10/2019
Date of debit of fees:11/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:
Date Biometrics enrolled:30/10/2019 - Free Appointment @ Cardiff
Date on Approval letter:15/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval:22/11/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:22/11/2019
Date of Ceremony:9/12/2019

Rich11
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Rich11 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:15 pm

Eligibility criteria:british spouse/ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria:English test
Nationality :non-eu
Method of application:online
Date of application:11/10/19
Payment method:card visa
Date of acknowledgement:11/10/19
Date of debit of fees:11/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued:n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled:17/10/19
Date on Approval letter:waiting
Date of receipt of approval:waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:waiting
Date of Ceremony:waiting

India_UK_HW
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by India_UK_HW » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:23 pm

India_UK_HW wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:05 pm
Eligibility criteria: 10 year Long Residence ILR + Nearly 2 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK Masters and PhD degree + LIUK certificate
Nationality : India (Non-EU)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 03/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 04/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/2019 (First free available appointment with Sopra Steria, Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

Eligibility criteria: 10 year Long Residence ILR + Nearly 2 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK Masters and PhD degree + LIUK certificate
Nationality : India (Non-EU)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 03/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 04/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 04/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/2019 (First free available appointment with Sopra Steria, Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: 15/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 23/11/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 23/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 16/12/2019


Thank you everyone on this forum and Moderators, you all are doing wonderful job. Kudos..!

Plotoder
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Joined: Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:02 pm
India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Plotoder » Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:54 pm

Plotoder wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:34 pm
Eligibility Criteria: Spouse of British Citizen, ILR for 14 days + Registration of son born outside UK Section 3(1)
Language Criteria: IELTS SELT B1 + Life in the UK Test
Nationality: Indian
Method of Application: Online
Date of Application: 08/10/2019
Date of the Debit of Fees: 08/10/2019
Payment Method: VISA
Acknowledgment from the Home Office: 09/10/2019
Date of Biometrics: 10/10/2019 (UKCAS Premium Lounge)
Date on Approval Letter: 21/11/2019
Date of Receipt of Approval: 28/11/2019
Date of Receipt of Ceremony Letter: NA
Date of Ceremony: 28/11/2019 (Private)

yawar
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by yawar » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:21 pm

Eligibility criteria: Tier 1 Entrepreneur ILR +1year
Nationality: Non EU
Language criteria: Master's Degree
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 01/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 01/10/2019
Date of receipt of acknowledgement: 02/10/2019
Date Bio metric appointment: 08/10/2019 Manchester
Date Bio metric enrolment: 08/10/2019
Date on approval letter: 21/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 25/11/2019
Date of Ceremony: 27/11/2020 (Manchester paid £100 for private ceremony)
Date applied passport: 27/11/2019
Date passport Received: Not yet

bmss
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October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by bmss » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:09 pm

Eligibility criteria:10 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: Master's Degree
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application:Online
Date of application: 2nd October
Payment method:card
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of debit of fees:2nd October
Date of biometric letter received/issued:
Date Biometrics enrolled:8th October, Croydon
Date on Approval letter:22nd November
Date of receipt of approval:29th November
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

Tareknao
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Tareknao » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:15 pm

a.zaheer wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:53 am
Eligibility criteria: British Spouse + ILR 10 dayss (5years in UK)
Language/LIUK Criteria: B1 + Life in UK Test pass
Nationality: Non-EU(Pak)
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 4/10/2019
Payment method: VISA
Date of acknowledgement:
Date of debit of fees:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/10/2019 UKVCAS Crydon (Earliest available Free Appointment)
Date on Approval letter: 18/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 23/11/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

twppl
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Taiwan

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by twppl » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:27 pm

twppl wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:09 pm
Eligibility criteria: Family member of an EEA National + 12 months with Permanent Residence Card in the UK
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + Life in UK Test pass
Nationality: Non-EU
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 5/10/2019
Payment method: AMEX
Date of acknowledgement: 7/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 5/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29/10/2019 UKVCAS
Date on Approval letter: 20/Nov/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 2/Dec/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 2/Dec/2019
Date of Ceremony: 8/Jan/2020

Typa75
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Typa75 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:40 pm

Eligibility criteria: EEA National + PR dated 2015
Language/LIUK Criteria: trinity college B1 + Life in the UK test dated November 2014
Nationality : Italian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 07/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 08/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 08/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 31/10/19 - UKVCAS Victoria - £60
Date on Approval letter: 20/11/19
Date of receipt of approval:02/12/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

Quite quick. Shame I missed the date to register to vote!

Annavivas
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Latvia

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Annavivas » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:27 pm

Eligibility criteria: EU citizen (PR),
Language/LIUK Criteria:EU degree, Life in the UK test
Nationality : Latvian
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 15/10/19
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 15/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 15/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 23/10/19 (£65 Chelmsford)
Date on Approval letter: N/A
Date of receipt of approval: 19/11/19 (via email)
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: 30/11/19
Date of Ceremony: 11/12/19

I only received the confirmation of successful application via email. No approval letter. But I did receive the invitation from the council.
Thank you all for your help.

traveller666
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by traveller666 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:18 pm

traveller666 wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:19 am
Eligibility criteria: Tier 2 General + ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK MSc Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 02/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 03/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 02/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: Booked for 07/10/2019
Date on Approval letter: 21/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 02/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Yet to book
Date of Ceremony: Yet to book

lab86
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by lab86 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:20 pm

Eligibility criteria: 5 years EEA + 1 year PR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LITUK
Nationality: EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 29/10/19
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 31/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 30/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/19
Date on Approval letter: pending
Date of receipt of approval: pending
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

carbonz
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India

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by carbonz » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:15 pm

Eligibility criteria:Non-EU PR + Spouse of British
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK MSc + Life in the UK Pass
Nationality : Non-EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 30th Oct 2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 31st Oct 2019
Date of debit of fees: 30th Oct 2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued:N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 2nd Nov 2019 ( GBP 75 paid Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: Waiting
Date of receipt of approval: Waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: Waiting
Date of Ceremony: Waiting

VanessaMaths
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China

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by VanessaMaths » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:30 am

VanessaMaths wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:44 pm
Eligibility criteria: 5 year FLM +ILR 3 months, BC spouse
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LiUK exam passed
Nationality : non-EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 09/10/2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 10/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: could not remember
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 28/10/2019 earliest appointment I could find without traveling
Date on Approval letter: 28/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 06/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: did not have one, I need to call to make an appointment
Date of Ceremony: 07/01/2020 (private £140, I am travelling during Christmas so couldn't book for any appointment in December, and I am back to country on 6th Jan. This council has very limit free appointment, next now will be in march.

Thank you for everyone here. This is not my ending on this forum. I will meet problems when I apply for passport, I am using my husband's last name for last 5 years, but my Chinese passport is still with my maiden name. Will need to dig this forum throughly about passport to find if there is a solution ^_^

svmuta
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Zimbabwe

Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by svmuta » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:12 am

Eligibility criteria: .ILR 10 years route
Language/LIUK Criteria:UK degree
Nationality : Zimbabwean
Method of application: online
Date of application:18/10/19
Payment method: credit card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 18/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled:30/10/19.free app at Birmingham
Date on Approval letter:WAITING
Date of receipt of approval: WAITING
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: WAITING
Date of Ceremony: WAITING

Krimo
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Algeria

October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Krimo » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:43 am

Eligibility criteria: spouse visa + ilr for 9 years
Language/LIUK Criteria: life in the UK + b1
Nationality : algerian
Method of application: online
Date of application: 29/10/2019
Payment method: direct debit
Date of acknowledgement: 29/10/2019
Date of debit of fees: 29/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 22/11/2019
Date on Approval letter: waiting
Date of receipt of approval:waiting
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

meneab
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by meneab » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:18 am

Eligibility criteria: 5 years Tier 2 (General) + 1 year ILR
Language/LIUK Criteria: UK degree + LITUK
Nationality: non-EU
Method of application: online
Date of application: 20/10/19
Payment method: card
Date of acknowledgement: 21/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 20/10/2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: n/a
Date Biometrics enrolled: 01/11/19 (paid appointment £100, Manchester)
Date on Approval letter: 29/11/2019
Date of receipt of approval: 07/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: pending
Date of Ceremony: pending

HO HO HO, I have received my best ever (early) Christmas gift! Thank you so much to everyone in this forum for such a great job. Best wishes to all of you :)

claire 52
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by claire 52 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:31 pm

claire 52 wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:30 am
claire 52 wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:37 am
I cant see the OCTOBER Naturalisation Timeline sorry but I will move it there once created ,thanks
Eligibility criteria: Spouse/Partner
Language/LIUK Criteria: CEFR level B.1 English Test Trinity / LIUK Cert
Nationality : Guinea
Method of application: online
Date of application: 19 October 2019
Payment method: debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 20 October 2019
Date of debit of fees: 19 October 2019
Date Biometrics enrolled: 24 October 2019 in Birmingham Core Centre £100 appoint , no free ones
Date on Approval letter: 3 December 2019
Date of receipt of approval: 9 December
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: waiting
Date of Ceremony: waiting

Moderator note : it was created at the beginning of the month, as all timeline month threads are. Post split from September and merged with October!
Thank you

Typa75
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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by Typa75 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:22 pm

Typa75 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:40 pm
Eligibility criteria: EEA National + PR dated 2015
Language/LIUK Criteria: trinity college B1 + Life in the UK test dated November 2014
Nationality : Italian
Method of application: Online + UKVCAS
Date of application: 07/10/2019
Payment method: Debit Card
Date of acknowledgement: 08/10/19
Date of debit of fees: 08/10/19
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 31/10/19 - UKVCAS Victoria - £60
Date on Approval letter: 20/11/19
Date of receipt of approval:02/12/19
Date of receipt of ceremony letter: N/A
Date of Ceremony: 19/12/19

Quite quick. Shame I missed the date to register to vote!

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Re: October 2019 Naturalisation TIMELINES ONLY

Post by UA2015 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:34 am

UA2015 wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:26 am
Eligibility criteria: PR + 1 year
Language/LIUK Criteria: Degree + LIUK
Nationality : Non -EU
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 23-10-2019
Payment method: Debit card
Date of acknowledgement: 24-10-2019
Date of debit of fees: 24-10-2019
Date of biometric letter received/issued: N/A
Date Biometrics enrolled: 29-10-2019 ( 100£ Croydon)
Date on Approval letter: 06-12-2019
Date of receipt of approval: 12/12/2019
Date of receipt of ceremony letter:
Date of Ceremony:
But error on place of birth. Will go with ceremony and change it after as have to travel and need my BRP.

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